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Extension offers workshop on landscaping

The University of Arizona Mohave County Cooperative Extension is offering a workshop for the professional landscapers and people interested in landscapes on Aug. 29 at the Riverside Resort in Laughlin.

Registration is required and the cost is $12 per person. The fee includes lunch and breaks.

The topics on the program are:

• Economic Value of Landscaping and Landscapes in our Communities;

• Using Reclaimed Water in Landscapes, Problems and Solutions;

• New IPM Tools for Turf Pest Problems in the Southwest;

• Key Landscape Disease Issues along the Colorado River;

• Surfactants, Leaf Surfaces and Herbicide Activity;

• Getting to the Root of Tree Problems;

• Scouting your Landscape for Pest Management and Planning;

• Working Safely Around Power Lines and Landscapes.

Speakers will be: Erik Glenn, Area Community Economic Development Agent, The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; Dr. Ursula Schuck, Extension Horticulture Specialist, Arid Ornamentals & Professor, School of Plant Sciences; The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; Gabe Towers, Target Specialty Products, Phoenix; Dr. Mike Matheron, Extension Plant Pathologist, Research Scientist & Professor, Yuma AG Center, The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; Dr. Bill McCloskey, Associate Specialist, School of Plant Science and Extension Weed Specialist, The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; John Eisenhower, Owner, ISA Certified Arborist, Integrity Tree Service, Scottsdale, AZ; ML Robinson, Extension Area Horticulture Agent, Associate Professor, Water/Environmental Horticulture, Clark County, The University of Nevada-Reno.

Continuing education credits have been applied for through the Arizona & Nevada Office of Pest Management and the Arizona Department of Agriculture.

For more information, contact the University of Arizona Mohave County Cooperative Extension office at 101 E. Beale Street, or call (928) 753-3788. Registration forms are also available on line at: http://extension.arizona.edu/mohave.

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